What countries are in the Maghreb?
Traditionally the geographical region included only Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. The "Arab Mahgreb Union" in 1989 included Mauritania in the economic group.
Maghreb means west. The countries of the Maghreb region of Northwest Africa (which is sometimes called Maghrib)are Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Libya, and Mauritania. Traditionally the geographical region included only Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. The Arab Mahgreb Union of 1989 included Mauritania in the economic group.
The Region of Africa north of the Sahara and west of the Nile that includes the the Atlas Mountains, and the coastal plains of Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Libya, these countries situated entirely in the northwestern part of the African Continent are collectively known as Al-Maghreb in Arabian being their main language, and the Maghreb in English, and Le Maghreb in French being secondary languages used most in this region. In 1989 after the formation…
Jean-Pierre Cassarino has written: 'Return migrants to the Maghreb countries' -- subject(s): Emigration and immigration, Economic conditions, Return migration, Social conditions, North Africa, Return migrants 'Return migrants to the Maghreb countries' -- subject(s): Emigration and immigration, Economic conditions, Return migration, Social conditions, North Africa, Return migrants
It's Arabic. It's the official language of all the 5 Maghreb countries (Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, & Mauritania), in addition to other non-official languages such as French which is widely spoken in Morocco, Tunisia, & Algeria, and Berber which is spoken in Morocco, Algeria, and some communities in Tunisia, Mauritania, & Libya.
Algeria - Maghreb Benin - Dahomey Botswana - Bechuanaland Burkina Faso - Upper Volta Congo - Zaire Djibouti - Afars and Issas Egypt - United Arab Republic Ethiopia - Abassynia Ghana - Gold Coast Kenya - East Africa Lesotho - Basutoland Malagasy Republic - Madagascar Malawi - Nyasaland Mali - Soudan Morocco - Maghreb Namibia - South West Africa Somalia - Somaliland Tanzania - Tanganyka Togo - Togoland Tunisia - Carthage, Maghreb Zambia - Northern…
In 2001, 97.3% European/White 2.0% Maghreb Or Arabs 0.7% Other 96.8% EUROPEAN/WHITE -95.0% Italian -0.7% Former USSR -1.1% Other White (Notably: Moldovan, French, Germans and Portuguese) 2.2% MAGHREB OR ARAB -1.0% Albanian + Bosniaks -0.7% Maghreb -0.4% Arabs (Turkey, Middle East, Pakistan, Afghanistan) -0.1% Other 1.0% OTHER -0.3% Latin American -0.3% Mixed Raced -0.3% Asian -0.1% Other
The original name, and still current name, of Morocco in Arabic is al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya which means the Kingdom of the Maghreb Region. The term "Maghreb" comes from the Arabic "gharb" which means "west" since Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia (the area commonly considered the Maghreb) is on the western edge of the Arab World. The name Morocco in English, comes, like most European names for the country, from a bastardization of the Arabic word for Marrakesh, "Morrakush"…
In "Aladdin's Wonderful Lamp," Aladdin marries Princess Badroulbadour after wishing to become rich and powerful. Princess Badroulbadour is the daughter of the Chinese emperor. The sorcerer kidnaps Badroulbadour and takes the lamp to Maghreb. Aladdin still has a magical ring and summons another djinni, who transports Aladdin to Maghreb to save his wife.